Kent St. 33, South Alabama 25
Anthony Meray ran for two touchdowns and Kent State defeated
South Alabama 33-25 win over South Alabama on Saturday.
Meray, who had 64 yards on 12 carries, scored from 3 yards out
in the first quarter and then again on a 28-yard run that gave Kent
State a 26-0 lead going into halftime. The Golden Flashes weren’t
done yet, forcing South Alabama to fumble on their first possession
of the second half and scoring two plays later on a 10-yard pass
from Spencer Keith. The score gave Kent State a commanding 33-0
third quarter lead.
South Alabama fought back behind Demetre Baker’s two rushing
touchdowns but Kent State picked off quarterback C.J. Bennett three
times in the second half to halt the Jaguar offense.
Kent State’s 260-pound freshman running back Trayion Durham ran
27 times for 72 yards, helping the Golden Flash hold possession for
35 minutes of the game.